Etienne Amblard

Etienne Amblard is the partner in charge of business public law practice at Aramis. His scope of expertise covers public procurement contracts and PPPs and more generally all public law (public sector, public works and property, financial public law, etc.) and rail regulatory. He also has a strong experience in litigation (public contracts, legality of administrative decision, responsibility of public persons). He supports companies or public operators especialy in transport, energy defense, telecom and business events areas. Before joining Aramis in 2016, he previously worked for more than 10 years at Gide, where he was designated as counsel as of 2014. His professional experience  encompasses a six-month secondment within the project finance legal department  of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in 2009.

He also has  specific kills in the field of public law applicable in French Polynesia and in international context.

Aramis public law practise is recommended by Decideurs and legal 500.

Aramis is recommended for “its professionnalism, its availabiliy, its efficiency” and “its ability to bring solutions which always respond to its clients expectations and needs” (Legal 500 Paris, 2018).

Headed by the ‘very knowledgeable’ Etienne Amblard, Aramis’ two-lawyer team has strong public law contract expertise. Representing public and private sector clients, the practice is advising on major projects in the transport and telecoms sectors. It is notably assisting Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin with the eponymous railway tunnel projects, as well as French Polynesia’s Post and Telecoms Office (OPT) with the awarding of the Manatua project, consisting in the setting up of an international high-capacity submarine cable system in the Pacific. Litigation is also a strong feature of the practice, which is handling several disputes. SNCF Mobilités, the City of Paris and Egis Airport Operation are clients.” (Legal 500 EMEA, 2019).

Etienne Amblard is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

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Bertrand Baheu-Derras

Bertrand Baheu-Derras is a counsel in the Corporate/M&A team of Aramis. He graduated from the Universities of Rennes and Clermont-Ferrand as well as the Washington College of Law (American University). He previously worked for the firms Hogan Lovells and Reed Smith.

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Damien Bergerot

Damien Bergerot is a member of the Paris Bar since 2014. He joined Aramis in 2016, after having worked for two years in the Litigation & Arbitration practice of Bersay & Associés. His areas of practice cover business litigation and commercial arbitration in both a domestic and international context.

Damien graduated from the University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne (Master 2 in Private international law and international commercial law) and from Sciences Po Paris (Master 2 in Business Law).

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Sarah Braïk

Sarah Braïk joined the Aramis Restructuring & Insolvency team in 2020, after completing her final internship. Her area of practice covers in out of court and/or judicial treatment of distressed companies.

She graduated from the University of Montpellier in corporate law and taxation. Prior joining Aramis, she completed internships with various business law firms and with an office of judicial administrators.

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Edouard Cahen

Edouard Cahen joined the Aramis Information Technology and Intellectual Property team in 2019, after completing his final internship. He graduated from the Law Faculty of Nancy in International Business Law from, and from ICN Business School in Corporate Finance. Prior to joining the firm, he completed internships with French and Luxembourg law firms as well as with the legal and regulatory departments of CACEIS and Danone Nutricia Africa & Overseas.

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Marion Carrega

Marion Carrega is a Counsel in the Litigation & Arbitration team of Aramis. She represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings and focuses her practice on domestic and cross border commercial disputes relating to the performance or termination of contracts, disputes involving unfair competition and corporate law litigation (post-M&A disputes, shareholder disputes, directors’ liability). She also developed a specific interest and competence in alternative dispute resolution methods (negotiation, mediation, participatory proceedings).

Before joining ARAMIS, Marion Carrega was an associate in the Litigation & Arbitration Department and in the Distribution & Competition Department of the law firm Bersay & Associés. During this period, she was also seconded to the Dispute Resolution Department of the ALSTOM Group for several months. She has previously been an in-house counsel in the legal department of the TOTAL Group for one year.

Marion Carrega is a member of the AIJA and of ArbitralWomen Association.



2012 Prestation de serment (January 2012)

2011 Paris Bar School (Ecole de formation du barreau de Paris (EFB))

2010 ESSEC Business School, Master in International Business Law and Management

2008 PARIS II University (Panthéon-Assas), Master 2 degree in European Business Law

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Alexis Chahid-Nouraï

Alexis Chahid-Nouraï is one of the three partners leading the Corporate/M&A practice of Aramis. His activities range from mergers and acquisitions deals, including by way of tender offers, to equity capital markets transactions (IPOs, equity or equity-linked securities issuances). He is also an expert of French company law or securities law questions. Prior to joining Aramis in 2010, he practiced with the Paris office of Clifford Chance as an associate between 1999 and 2004 then with the French boutique Brandford-Griffith & Associés, as an associate from 2004 to 2007 and as a partner from 2008.



Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, DESS in intellectual property (1996) and master of laws, company and tax laws (1995)
Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, lessons of DESS in company and tax laws (1997)

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Aurélien Condomines

Aurélien Condomines is one of the founding partners of Aramis and in charge of economic law. His practice is essentially related to antitrust law, distribution law, consumer law and customs law. He represents companies on a regular basis for the negotiation and drafting of complex contracts and, as a litigator, he represents the firm’s clients before the French and EC courts on matters in his areas of specialty. Finally, he is in charge of the firm’s compliance practice (corruption and antitrust).

Aurélien Condomines formerly worked for the firms de Pardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and Morgan Lewis in Paris. He has tought legal strategy for managers in the setting of the MBA program of the HEC Business School in Paris and antitrust law at the Institute of Political Science of Lille. He has published a book on French competition law in 2014.

His distribution and competition practice at Aramis is recommended by Legal 500, GCR and Décideurs.

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Nelson Da Riba

Nelson Da Riba is the partner responsible for the tax law practice of the firm. His practice focuses on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, real estate transactions, and management packages. He also assists companies and individuals in their relationships with the French tax authorities within the context of tax rulings as well as tax audits or tax litigation.

Prior to joining Aramis in 2020, Nelson began his carreer at Gide Loyrette Nouel and then joined BDGS Associés where he became partner in 2019.

Nelson is a member of the IACF (Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux).



Post-graduate degree – DJCE in Business and Tax law, Cergy-Pontoise University (2006)

Specialisation in Tax law, Montpellier University (2006)

Practice areas

Tax law

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Barbara Daudet

Barbara provides both advisory and litigation services in all areas of intellectual property. She assists international groups as well as small and medium-sized companies in various industries.

Before joining the firm in 2020, Barbara worked in the IP department of an international law firm in Paris and was also an in-house counsel in a patent valuation company. She holds a Master Degree in IP/IT law from the University Panthéon Assas.

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Aymeric de Mol

Aymeric de Mol is a senior associate in the Corporate/M&A team. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities law. He also advises on corporate restructurings, management packages and M&A litigation.

Aymeric de Mol acts for French and foreign companies and investment funds of all sizes, active in various sectors (transports, new technologies, real estate, media, commodities, etc.). He also advises numerous young companies on their fundraisings.

He began his career in 2011 and previously worked at Linklaters, Cleary Gottlieb and De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés.



Aymeric de Mol holds an LL.M. in Business Law from the University College of London, a Master’s degree in Business Law (Belgica Program) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain.

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Cédric de Pouzilhac

Cedric de POUZILHAC is heading the arbitration practice and is one of the partners in charge of the litigation practice of ARAMIS. His area of practice covers commercial disputes, industrial risk (product liability, construction, insurance), as well as corporate – M&A related disputes, financial and stock exchange law, and compliance/anti-corruption matters. He also has significant experience with regard to matters relating to foundations, trust law and inheritance disputes. Cédric’s area of intervention include Energy, Transport, Food industry, and financial services. He graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Economic and Financial section), from the University of Paris II (Master of Business Law) and from University of Paris V (DESS in Business Law).

Before joining ARAMIS, Cédric was a partner at Bersay & Associés (2008). Previously, he practiced at the litigation/arbitration department of Lovells (Paris, now Hogan Lovells), and at Larroumet Pouzilhac. He is a member of the Paris Bar, the IBA and AIJA.

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Camille Douyere

Camille Douyere joined the Litigation & Arbitration team in 2020. She holds a Master’s degree (Master 2) and a University Diploma in Insurance Law from the University of Paris-Dauphine as well as a Master’s degree (Master 1) in Business Law from the University of Paris 2 – Panthéon Assas.

Prior to joining Aramis, she completed internships in international Law firms in Commercial Litigation and in Business Criminal Law in France and the United States, as well as a two-year work-study program in civil liability at Generali.

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Pierre Galmiche

Pierre GALMICHE is an associate within the antitrust and economic law department. Pierre graduated from the Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University (M2 International Economic Governance, 2011; Magistère de Droit des Activités Economiques, 2011). He has been practicing since 2014 and joined Aramis in 2016.

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Kévyn Gillet

Kévyn Gillet joined Aramis’ public law team in 2017. He previously worked within administrative Court and several law firms including Fidal.

His scope of expertise covers all public law especially railway regulation issues, public procurement law and urban planning. He often represents companies and public entities before administrative Courts. He’s also involved in criminal issues.

He’s coauthor of a flagship publication (“jurisclasseur”) on competitive dialogue procedure.

Kévyn graduated from University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (Master 2 in Economic public law).

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Louis Jestaz

Louis holds a Master Degree in business law from the University Paris II Assas and a postgraduate diploma in the intellectual applied property from the University Paris 12. Before joining Aramis, Louis worked as an IP litigator in a US law firm. Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Louis served at the Paris District Court where he assisted the Paris IP judges.  His working experience also extend to Buenos Aires and Shanghai. Louis gives lectures at the University of Poitiers within Master 2 of Research and valorization of innovation.  He is a member of APRAM and AIPPI.

Louis speaks French, English and Spanish.

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Alexandre Kandemir

Alexandre KANDEMIR joined the Employment Law department in 2019. He works both on advisory and litigation matters.

Alexandre holds a master’s degree in Employment Law. He previously worked in various other law firms’ employment law departments (including PDGB  and Fuchs Cohana Reboul).


Practice areas

Employment law

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Anne-Hélène Le Trocquer

Anne-Hélène Le Trocquer is one of the three partners responsible for the Corporate/M&A practice of Aramis. Her professional practice mainly covers M&A, strategic alliances, fundraising (venture/growth capital, ICO) and restructuring. She also deals with all types of French Company law issues. Furthermore, Anne-Hélène has developed an industry-specific expertise in the field of strategic disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain/DLT and her sectoral expertise covers in particular financial services, asset management, IT & SaaS services, retail and mobility. Prior to joining Aramis, she worked in the Paris, London and New York offices of Clifford Chance where she started her career in 2003, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, and de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés as a partner from 2015. Professional memberships: IBA, Cercle Montesquieu and ADAN (Association pour le Développement des Actifs Numériques).



French Juris Doctor (Magistère), with Certificate in Domestic and International Business law, Rennes I University (1997)

Masters of Laws in International Business legal studies (LL.M.), Exeter University, U.K. (1998)

International Business law postgraduate degree (DJCE) and Legal Management of Business Organizations postgraduate degree (DESS), Aix-Marseille III University (1999-2000)

French Barrister Certificate, Paris Bar School (2002)

Masters of Laws in Business legal studies (M&A and Contracts) (LL.M.), NYU School of Law, U.S.A. (2009)

Management Control, Finance & Accounting Analysis postgraduate degree, ESSEC (Paris Business School) (2012)

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Florent Mattern

Florent joined Aramis after a 4-year experience as an IP litigator in another law firm. He graduated from the University of Strasbourg and from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI).

Florent also worked in a law firm in Asia and for the Swatch Group, in Switzerland. He is a member of AACEIPI.

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Benjamin May

Benjamin May is one of the founding partners of ARAMIS. His professional practice covers regulatory work, intellectual property, information technology, e-commerce and data protection. His practice also includes commercial contracts and litigation. Benjamin has a particular focus in the field of life sciences and in the financial services sector.

He graduated from the University of Paris XI and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe). He previously worked for the law firms Gide, both in Budapest and Paris, and de Pardieu Brocas & Maffei in Paris. He speaks French and English. Benjamin teaches Information technology law at the Paris graduated school of management (ESCP-Europe) and is a frequent speaker in conferences in his areas of expertise. Professional memberships: INTA, EPLAW, ITECHLAW, APRAM, AIPPI and ADAN.



2006: Co-founder of Aramis

2001-2005: De Pardieu Brocas Maffei (Paris)

1998-2001: Gide Loyrette Nouel (Budapest and Paris)

Graduate of the Master of Law (corporate law and tax) of the University of Paris XI (1997)

Paris Graduate School of Management (ESCP Europe, 1996)

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Raphaël Mellerio

Raphaël Mellerio is one of the three partners in charge of the corporate/mergers and acquisitions practice at Aramis. His main activities relate to mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures. He also represents companies on a regular basis in the setting up of complex agreements in the field of franchising and industrial transactions. Finally, he deals with certain issues of economic law and international commercial law. Raphaël Mellerio is one of the founding partners of Aramis in 2006. He formerly worked for the firm Clifford Chance in London and Paris, where he spent 10 years and became counsel in 2003.

The Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Aramis is recommended by Legal 500, Decideurs and Option Finance..

Raphaël Mellerio is described as “a very involved lawyer, with an excellent reputation“, “extremely reactive” and “pragmatic“, “who perfectly understands how large groups work“. Raphaël is also mentioned in the 10th edition of Best Lawyers in France for the M&A practice.



University of Paris XI, DEA in contract law – 1994
University of Edinburgh, LLM – 1993
Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction (Paris) – Diploma in translation and interpretation – 1992
University of Paris XI, Master of laws – 1992

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Frédéric Milcamps

Frédéric Milcamps is the partner responsible for the labour law practice of the firm. He has extensive experience assisting clients in connection with all aspects of labour law in particular with regard to workforce restructurings (including economic dismissal in the frame of social plans), mergers/acquisitions and outsourcings, as well as with the implementation of  profit sharing plans. He also has an extensive practice in relation to the hiring and termination of senior executives. Finally, Frédéric Milcamps has a daily practice of labour law litigation.

Frédéric Milcamps was admitted at the Paris Bar in 1996. He has previously worked within the labour law departments of Latham & Watkins and Davis Ward Philips & Vineberg. He cofounded the DMS law firm where he was partner from 2006 to 2011.

Frédéric MILCAMPS is member of AVOSIAL (employment lawyer association) and of IBA.



  • Institute of Comparative Law – 1995
  • DESS in Business Law – 1994
  • Master in Business Law – 1993


Practice areas

Employment law

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Vincent Pellier

Vincent Pellier is the partner in charge of the Restructuring & Insolvency department of Aramis. He is regularly involved in out of court and/or judicial treatment of distressed companies, including litigation with regards to pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings. Prior to joining Aramis in 2017, Vincent was associate at Bredin Prat and then counsel at Willkie Farr Paris. Vincent also gained a specific experience by practicing at insolvency trustees’ offices. Vincent has published various articles in INSOL Europe, Option Finance, Stratégie Finance Droit and gives lectures on bankruptcy law related matters. Vincent is a member of the Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises (ARE) and of the Association Française des Fiduciaires (AFF).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2007, Vincent holds a degree in business law from Université Parix IX – Dauphine (2004) and a master in advanced study from Oxford Brookes University (2002).

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David Roche

David is Counsel in the IT/IP team of Aramis. He works in both advisory and litigation matters, in particular on information technologies and regulatory matters. Before joining Aramis in 2011 David worked with various law firms and with Arkema’s legal department. He is a postgraduate from Aix-Marseille (Master 2 in business and tax law) and Montpellier (Master 2 in contract law) Universities.

David is a member of AIJA and ADAN, and speaks French, English and Italian.

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Salomé Saada

Salomé Saada joined the Tax team in 2020, after completing her final internship. She notably advises companies in transactional tax matters and individuals in wealth tax matters.

Salomé holds a Master degree in Tax law from the University Panthéon-Assas. Prior joining the firm Aramis, she completed internships with several business law firms as well as with companies’ tax departments.

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Benjamin Shriqui

Benjamin holds a Master 2 in Digital Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and advises French and international companies on issues relating to the regulation of new technologies, e-commerce and IT contracts. Benjamin also advises on regulated activities, in particular on electronic money and payment services matters.

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